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Beaten WSU Faculty Member Still In Critical Condition: WATCH Surveillance To Help Police Find Suspects

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PHOTO: Pullman PD PHOTO: Pullman PD
PHOTO: Pullman PD PHOTO: Pullman PD

UPDATE: 4/04/2013

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State University faculty member who was beaten near campus early Saturday remains in the intensive care unit at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.
   
Spokeswoman Pattie Servine says David Warner is in critical condition Thursday.
   
Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins says investigators are checking leads and still asking possible witnesses to come forward.
   
Jenkins says Warner stepped in between a friend and a group of college-age people as words were being exchange. Jenkins says the friend was not hurt and can't remember what the argument was about.
   
Warner is Native American and teaches in the WSU Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies.

UPDATE: 04/02/13

Pullman Police just released video of the suspects in an assault of a WSU Faculty member over the weekend.

  • The three suspects are the three males wearing dark clothing and walking together, starting in the center of the video and walking from right to left.  Other subjects in the video are not considered suspects or witnesses.

Previous Coverage:

PULLMAN – Detectives are continuing their investigation of the assault on WSU Faculty member David Warner that occurred on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at about 1:55 am at Adams Mall. Detectives are attempting to identify witnesses and at least four possible suspects involved in the assault. Photos of the possible suspects are provided below.

The suspects are described as:

• Suspect #1: Male white, college age, 5'10" to 6'3"; was wearing a dark button-up shirt, blue undershirt, and jeans.
• Suspect #2: Male white, college age, 5/10" to 6'1", was wearing a white undershirt (possibly a V-neck t-shirt) and jeans.
• Suspect #3: Male white, college age, approximately 5'10"; was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
• Suspect #4: Female white, college age, long dark hair; was wearing a light colored sleeveless shirt, dark pants, dark shoes, and a white jacket or sweater around her waist.

Investigators are asking for anyone who believes they know the identity of any of the possible suspects or witnessed the assault to contact the Pullman Police Department at (509) 334-0802.

 

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